July 1, 2006 RSS feed / Top News

Mackinaw's 62-Year Career Ends With Final Voyage

"Moored, 17:35," said Petty Officer Chantel Schmitt, as the old Coast Guard Cutter More...

News

Visitors Tour Mackinac's Sites on Evening Hayride

Kim Driscoll of Phoenix, Arizona (left), Dee and Bob Peeler from Toledo, Ohio, and (back) Traci and Mark Williams from San Antonio, Texas enjoy a hayride Saturday, June 17, during the 57th Lilac Festival. More...

Frank Horn Memorial Softball Game, Silent Auction Raise Funds for Island Scholarships

The third annual Frank Horn Memorial Softball Game drew Islanders in force to help support the Frank Horn Memorial Scholarship, bid on some valuable items, and watch some innings of exciting softball Thursday, June 22. More...

Yacht Club Bridge Results

In Mackinac Island Yacht Club Bridge League games for the week ending Wednesday, June 28, Nicki Krzykowski placed first, Kay Berke placed second, and Elaine Hansen placed third. More...

Columnists

Attorney General Cox, Top Cop Munoz Target New Crimes

As they discussed last week, Michigan's two top lawmen are dealing with crimes that didn't exist when they started their careers decades ago. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

As you walk around Mackinac you see the American flag displayed everywhere, lampposts, homes, businesses, flying high above historic City Hall, on the hill of history at Fort Mackinac, and across the front of Grand Hotel. More...

Nature Notes

Slimy Garden Slugs Will Succumb to Traps or Predators

As my 11-year-old nephew put it the other day, I "got slugged." No, I wasn't struck by anyone. I picked up a bag of cedar mulch to put around a garden, and began distributing it with my young relative when I looked down. More...

New Jewish Synagogue To Begin Sabbath Service July 7

Mackinac Island, known for its peaceful and serene atmosphere and its unbelievable views, is also a place of spirituality and retreat for many people. Now, joining four churches on the Island will be a synagogue for Jewish worship. It More...

One Superintendent Invited Back to School for Interview

The school board will invite one of four candidates for superintendent to visit Mackinac Island for one more interview before offering the job, it was decided at a board meeting Tuesday, June 27. More...

People

Police Reports

Reports from the Mackinac Island Police Department from More...

Teacher Laura Eiseler Voted School Employee of the Year

Laura Eiseler was named the Mackinac Island Public School Employee of the Year this spring. More...

Youth Staff Lemonade Stand

Kaia Olson and Katy Penney of the Mackinac Island 4-H Club hand out lemonade at the 4-H fundraiser June 16. Club members also gave barn tours. More...

Obituaries

Loretta Rautio

Loretta Barbara Rautio of Warren, a frequent visitor to Mackinac Island, passed away on Sunday, June 18, at the age of 68 on Mackinac Island. More...

Reuben J. Heinlein

Reuben J. Heinlein of Elwell, a retired lumber yard owner, was a frequent visitor to the St. Ignace area, where he fished on Brevort Lake and St. Martin Bay, and in the Les Cheneaux Islands area with his wife, Margaret. Their trips to St. More...

Meryl Eriksson

A memorial service for Meryl Eriksson will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Little Stone Church on Mackinac Island Monday, July 3. More...

Letters

Raising Funds for Collection Is Only a Mile Away

To the Editor: In honor of longtime resident Catherine Andress, we would like to submit an idea for raising the money to acquire the rare collection noted in the June 10 More...

Letters to the Editor

Need the Right Visionary to Find U.P.'s 'Ah Hah'

To The Editor: Never have I been more moved to write to the More...

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